Job 32:7
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New Living Translation
I thought, 'Those who are older should speak, for wisdom comes with age.'

King James Bible
I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Darby Bible Translation
I said, Let days speak, and multitude of years teach wisdom.

World English Bible
I said, 'Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.'

Young's Literal Translation
I said: Days do speak, And multitude of years teach wisdom.

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Job
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 12:6
Then King Rehoboam discussed the matter with the older men who had counseled his father, Solomon. "What is your advice?" he asked. "How should I answer these people?"

2 Chronicles 10:6
Then King Rehoboam discussed the matter with the older men who had counseled his father, Solomon. "What is your advice?" he asked. "How should I answer these people?"

Job 8:8
"Just ask the previous generation. Pay attention to the experience of our ancestors.

Job 8:9
For we were born but yesterday and know nothing. Our days on earth are as fleeting as a shadow.

Job 12:12
Wisdom belongs to the aged, and understanding to the old.

Job 15:10
On our side are aged, gray-haired men much older than your father!

Job 32:9
Sometimes the elders are not wise. Sometimes the aged do not understand justice.

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